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The famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta. A very busy place in winter with thousands of skiers, tourists taking advantage of the mild winter this year. The hotel is also a testament to the stonemason's craft. Many of the rich and famous have stayed here.
Here are His Serene Highness Albert II of Monaco and his fellow travelers arriving at the South Pole. They appeared out of a rather foggy landscape, and crossed onto our skiway near the Amundsen Scott Research Station on the morning of January 14, South Pole time. This was a fairly large group, and in additional to the...
Lone British skiier Mark Langridge arrives at the South Pole. Starting from Hercules Inlet on the Antarctic coast 49 days ago, Mark has made an extraordinary journey across 700 miles the southern continent's white and blue landscape. A South Pole guide escorts him to the tourist camp, where he will be the sole occup...